1930s

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    Richard Nelson
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    Description

    A mock 1930's farce in which hilarity reigns supreme.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (2 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 120 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Tony Kushner
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    Description

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Angels in America comes this powerful portrayal of individual dissolution and resolution in the face of political catastrophe.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (5 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 160 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Edwin Sánchez
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    Description

    A beautiful young girl who rises her parent's ballroom dancing act to film stardom. Inspired by the life of Rita Hayworth.


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 85 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Lynne Alvarez, adapted from a story by Pam Muñoz Ryan

    Description

    ESPERANZA RISING is the story of a young girl who is uprooted, transplanted, and re-grown in alien soil... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 11 total (6 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    María Irene Fornés
    $18.95

    Description

    One of Off-Broadway’s best-loved plays, originally directed by the author. The audience follows the lives of eight women... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (8 female)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Ruth Wolff
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    Description

    Hallie Flanagan Davis headed the Federal Theater in the 1930s and 40s — until the anti-art element in Congress decided that federal support of what they saw as lazy left-wing artists must end... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (2 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Sally Nemeth
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    Description

    An elegy for the lost souls in the dying plains of Kansas, 1936, who clung to their blighted homesteads like bees to a poisoned hive.


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (2 female, 2 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 60 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Peter Parnell
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    Description

    In Hollywood in 1939, an actor/director named Julian Hyde is blackmailed by a gossip columnist known as Hollywood Confidential who threatens to reveal Hyde's homosexuality... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (3 female, 10 male, extras)
    Full Length Drama (about 130 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Joseph Zettelmaier
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    Description

    Los Angeles, 1933. PI Frank Ellery doesn't know it, but he's taken on the strangest case of his life... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (1 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Lonnie Carter, with Loy Arcenas, based on the short story "The Romance of Magno Rubio" by Carlos Bulosan, additional dialogue in Filipino by Ralph B Peña
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    Description

    Set in the central valleys of California in the 1930s, the play focuses on Magno Rubio, an illiterate Filipino farm worker and his pen-pal courtship with Clarabelle, a white woman from Arkansas who advertises in the back pages of a "lonely hearts" magazine... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 80 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Lynne Alvarez
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    Description

    While the dance world celebrated Vaslav Nijinsky's meteoric rise to fame in the early 1900s, few were privy to the private side of this creative genius... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (4 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Tom Jacobson
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    Description

    On the night in 1939 when Count Basie is to be the first black performer at the Palomar Ballroom next door, a pair of Bimini Baths attendants are tasked with cleaning up a stranger fished out of the La Brea Tar Pits.


    Production Info

    Cast: 3 total (3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 60 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Naomi Wallace
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    Description

    In Depression-era Alabama, black Sunday school teacher and Communist Party member Tice Hogan lives on the edge of trouble... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 3 total (1 female, 2 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 115 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Scott Alan Evans and Jeffrey Couchman, based on the stories "Dancing Dan's Christmas" and "The Three Wise Guys" by Damon Runyon
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    Description

    Christmas Eve, 1932. Three New York wise guys on the run from a hotheaded racketeer journey from a Manhattan speakeasy to a swanky Long Island mansion to a ramshackle barn in Pennsylvania, inadvertently spreading holiday cheer everywhere they go... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (2 female, 5 male, doubling or flexible casting, up to 4 females, 10 males)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Naomi Wallace
    $11.95$15.00

    Description

    High atop a railroad trestle that spans a bone dry creek, two teenagers plan to race across the bridge against an oncoming locomotive... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (2 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes